AODA 10th Anniversary Accessibility Champion, Katya Pereyaslavska
Congratulations to Katya Pereyaslavska, Scholars Portal’s Accessibility Librarian, who has been named an AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Award recipient. Katya is recognized for her outstanding leadership, passion and commitment to the promotion and awareness of accessibility and her encouragement of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community.
The award was presented by AMCTO, with the support of the Government of Ontario, in a ceremony on November 26 at Toronto City Hall in celebration of 10 years of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
Katya leads a number of key accessibility initiatives for OCUL and Scholars Portal including the Accessible Content E-Portal (ACE) and OCUL’s Report on Accessible Media (ROAM). She is also an advocate for inclusiveness in libraries and library services across Ontario, Canada and internationally through her role as ARL Visiting Program Officer.
For more information about the award visit the AMCTO website.